Charlie Sumners is the priest at Grace Episcopal Church, and it is his responsibility to deliver the message of peace. His great-great-grandfather, James Norman Smith, was also a man of peace in his own day, over a century ago.
Sumners and his wife, Robin, never lived in Cuero, until moving here last summer but knew about the legacy of their families in DeWitt County, which made the decision easy when he was offered to be the interim reverend at Grace Episcopal.
Sumners said, “It felt like I was coming home, because my grandparents were married there and all of their children were baptized there.”
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